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This section is dedicated to our loyal subscribers. These tools for your practice include charts & hand-held reference cards, instruction sheets for drugs, drug reference guides, handouts for your patients, and other educational tools for you and your patients that can be used as quick reference or printable material.

The Charcot Foot in Diabetes: Six Key Points

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The Charcot Foot in Diabetes: Six Key Points The Charcot foot often goes undiagnosed until too late. Print out this information from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) that explains common mistakes to watch out for that can often delay diagnosis. The Charcot Foot in Diabetes: Six Key Points

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Meals Matter


“Meals Matter” contains hundreds of calcium-rich and lower-fat recipes. It also features individualized tools like a shopping list, personal cookbook and a menu planner.  These tools are available on the Dairy Council of California’s website at http://www.mealsmatter.org

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Tool for Your Practice: Take the Test

Take the Test:  Encourage those at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes to take the American Diabetes Risk Test and, if they score high, to schedule an appointment to see their doctor. Diabetes Risk Test

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Buffet Table Tips for People with Diabetes

Hand out for barbeque season. Barbecues, picnics and family reunions are gatherings to enjoy and treasure. If you have diabetes, these events can pose special challenges. How can you stick with your meal plan, yet join in the celebration and have some fun? Buffet Table Tips (pdf)

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)? PDF Here PCOS is a health problem that can affect a woman’s menstrual cycle, fertility, hormones, insulin production, heart, blood vessels, and appearance. Women with PCOS have these characteristics:

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Published Protocols for Glycemic Control in Hospitals

Published Protocols for Glycemic Control in Hospitals Glycemic control protocols tightly manage the glucose levels of hospital in-patients. Peer-reviewed research demonstrates dramatic improvements in patient outcomes when glycemic control protocols have been implemented. Glycemic control protocols have been implemented for patients in ICU in cardiothoracic patients, among others. Once used …

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Google Map Pedometer Walking Route Tool

Google Map Pedometer Walking Route Tool How far are you walking? Use this tool to zoom to your local area down to street level and begin clicking to draw your walking route. Your total distance is shown in miles or kilometers. Then you can bookmark your route to share with …

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What Type of Diabetes Do You Have? (pdf)

While thumbing through a new book on the plane to Washington, I found the perfect tool. Ian Blumer, MD, the author of Diabetes for Canadians for Dummies has a great description of What Type of Diabetes Do You Have?. If you only have a minute to spend with your patients …

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